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Sea Turtles

Sea Turtles

The Collier County Sea Turtle Protection Program was added to the department in 2007. This program is dedicated to the recovery of marine turtle populations and their habitats, through conservation, research, and education of the local community and visitors on sea turtle issues.

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Birding

Birding

Bird Watching opportunities are available at Eagle Lakes Community Park and Tigertail Beach both of which are listed in the SW section of the Great Birding Trail Guide. In addition early in the morning and at sunset you can experience bird sightings at Sugden Regional Park, Freedom Park and North Collier Regional Park.

Ranger Trips

Ranger Trips

Collier County Park Rangers, as part of their regular duties, provide to the public a variety of on-site interpretive programs including canoe trips through the estuary, beach walks, sea turtle natural history, and the life of the gopher tortoise.

Click here to view our REAL guide for current programs.

Trails and Walkways

Walking/Biking/Hiking Trails

Collier County offers over eighteen miles of walking/biking/running paths. See our Facilities at a Glance to locate a path near you.

Interpretive Programs in Schools

Interpretive park staff presents hundreds of interpretive programs to thousands of area public and private school children, home-schoolers, retirement communities, and University students. These programs are part of our departments NACO award winning “Park Ranger To Go” menu of natural history programs. During 08/09 400 Park Ranger “To Go” Programs were presented to 11,532 participants.

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